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Cameron S. DeLong

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  • Grand Rapids

    t. +1.616.752.2155

    f. +1.616.222.2155


Cam concentrates his practice in international business and general business law (including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures), economic incentive transactions and closely held business planning. 


  • University of Illinois J.D. 1985 magna cum laude
  • Michigan State University B.A. 1980 with high honors


  • 1986, Michigan


  • U.S. Tax Court in 1986

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
    Business Law Section: Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, International Business Law Committee, Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Taxation Committee; Section of International Law; Section of Taxation; Forum Committee on Entertainment & Sport Industry
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Chairperson (2010-11), International Law Section
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association

Teaching and Lecturing

  • Adjunct Professor of Tax, Master of Science In Taxation Program, Seidman School of Business, Grand Valley State University, 1987-96


  • Advises clients in general business planning and domestic and international transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures of all sizes
  • Advises clients on tax incentives and tax credit enhanced financing transactions for business expansion and real estate development, including new markets tax credits and historic rehabilitation tax credits
  • Advises clients on the formation of new entities and the reorganization of existing business operations
  • Advises clients in commercial transactions of all types, including product distribution contracts, terms of purchase and sale, and manufacturing and supply contracts

Honors & Awards

  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2021 Grand Rapids Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named a Top Lawyer in Corporate and International Trade Law, Grand Rapids Magazine, 2019
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2015 Grand Rapids International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers of America, Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, 1999-Present
  • Leading Lawyers Michigan, 2014
  • Named to Michigan Super Lawyers, 2008-10
  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, University of Illinois Law Review



Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • TerraLex (an international legal referral network)
    Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group (2009-11) 
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Chairperson (2010-11), International Law Section

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